Roles & Responsibilities: As Art Department Chairperson, Ms. Rabson is responsible for the development and structure of the department. This covers the implementation of art courses offered including Pre-AP Art, AP Studio Art 1 (Breadth), AP Studio Art 2 (Concentration), Fashion Design 1 & 2, Architecture 1 & 2.
Ms. Rabson's teaching methodology enables students to gain a historical and cultural knowledge of art, current trends and inspiration in the art industry, including advertising, marketing, digital media, art and color psychology, and the principles and elements of art and design. Innovative, conceptual and creative thinking is promoted in all students to master critical self-reflection.
Ms. Rabson is also responsible for the coordination and set-up of the Annual Art Show and Exhibitions, the Israeli Day Parade Banner, charitable art opportunities such as The Memory Project and creation of graphic design materials on behalf of NSHA HS.
Courses taught: Pre-AP Art, AP Studio Art 1 (Breadth), AP Studio Art (Concentration)
Certifications: N.Y.S. Certification General/Special Education Grades 1-6 and Visual Arts Grades K-12, Art Education, Fashion Illustration, Education, Psychology, Special Education
Related Activities: Art Portfolio Development Advisor